4/1312, Walter de Monte Gomery born in England, s/o §§William Montgomery, s/o §§Walter de Monte Gomeri.
1323, Walter’s father died.
12/6/1323, IPM of William de Monte Gomeri. Derby: Sudbyry. A messuage and a carucate of land, held for life, by the demise of Walter de Monte Gomeri to the said William his son, rendering a rose yearly, with reversion to the said Walter, … which manor of Sudbyry the said Walter sometime granted, together with the manor of Marchynton and the advowsons of the churches of Sudbyry and Cobbeleye, to the said William and his heirs for ever, who afterwards reenfeoffed the said Walter thereof for life, who still survives, rendering 2 roses yearly; with reversion to the said William and his heirs. Cobbeleye. 2 tofts, …, rendering a barbed arrow yearly, saving to him and his heirs the autumnal works of customers, and the king’s foreign service. Walter his son, aged 10 at the feast of Easter last, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.
1324, Walter’s grandfather died. (S) Hist. of Northampton, V4, 1937, Ecton. [“Succeeded by his grandson Walter”.]
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.
~1330, Maud born in England, d/o 5908538. Sir Thomas Furnival & 5908539. Joan de Verdun.
9/20/1339, King Edward III, with a force of 12,000 attacked Cambresis, Tournai, Vermandois and Laon [in what is now far northern France.]
10/1339, Walter Montgomery served in France with Henry Grosmont, earl of Derby. (S) England and Scotland at War, Simpkin, 2012, P129.
7/23/1340, Siege of Tournai, France. By September a truce was negotiated and the English withrdrew.
[––Walter & Alice––]
By 1343, Walter knighted.
1343, A fine of Walter Montgomery, chev., and Alice his wife, concerning land in Cubley and Sudbury, 56 acres, part of which was held by Richard Browne and Johanna his wife [see 1321]. (S) Brownes of Bechworth Castle, 1903, P113.
1344, Sir Simon de Warde, knight, Henry le Scrope, Walter Montgomery, ... summoned to arms against the Scots. (S) Hist. of Parish of Guiseley, Slater, 1880, P107.
10/21/1345, The battle of Auberoche, France, commanded by Henry Grosmont, earl of Derby. The successful attack was launched as the French were having their evening meal. Derby used this opportunity to seize more towns in the region including Montségur, and to conduct successful sieges against La Réole and Aiguillon.
3/30/1346, To Walter de Monte Gomery. Order to send to chancery all indictments made before him and his fellows, appointed to take certain inquisitions … to take inquisition by men of co. Derby, what malefactors and disturbers of the peace attacked by force and arms certain archers chosen to set out to parts beyond the sea with Henry earl of Derby, (S) CCRs.
1346, Walter holding Ecton manor. (S) Hist. of Northampton, V4, 1937, Ecton. [1316 held by his grandfather.]
6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.
Alice died. [Likely in the plague.]
9/1/1349, Walter de Monte Gomery, escheator in the counties of Nottingham and Derby. (S) CFRs.
10/1/1349, Commitment during pleasure to Walter de Monte Gomeri of the office of sheriff of the counties of Nottingham and Derby. (S) CFRs.
[––Walter & Maud––]
~1350, Walter married Maud.
2/25/1352, Commission to Walter de Monte Gomery, knight, in the county of Derby to collect the 15th and 10th for 3 years. (S) CFRs.
5/27/1353 at London, Debtor: Walter Montgomery of Northants. Creditor: William de Clinton, Earl of Huntingdon. Amount: 20m. (S) UKNA.
5/20/1354, Commitment during pleasure to Walter de Monte Gomeri of the counties of Nottingham and Derby, so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff. (S) CFRs.
6/28/1354, Debtor: Walter de Montgomery [held Ecton in Hamfordshoe Hundred, Northants]. Amount: 20m. (S) UKNA.
9/1/1355, Walter de Monte Gomeri, escheator in the counties of Nottingham and Derby. (S) CFRs.
1358 at Dannebrugg, Trustees ... manors of Sodington and Timberlake ... Witnesses: ... Walter Montgomery, Monsieur Nicol Langford, ... (S) Hist. of the Croke Family.
By 4/1364, Walter’s son Nicholas married to Anne ?. Walter Montgomery settled on Nicholas and Anne lands worth £6 annually in Snelston, and half of the manor of Cubley.
10/26/1367, Agreement whereby Wauter de Montgomery and Maud, his wife, agree to receive 40 marks of an annuity of £40 out of lands in Hallamshire [York], granted to the said Maud by Thomas de Furnivalle, father of William de Furnivalle, lord of Hallamshire, and of the said Maud, and 20 marks , the remainder of the said annuity, from Joan, widow of Thomas de Furnivalle, brother of the said William. (S) BM, Wolley Charters.[Seals: Furnival, ‘Pendent Red wax, round; a shield of arms: a bend between 6 martlets suspended by an embroidered belt from an oak tree of 3 branches on a mount; supporters, 2 lions sejant guardant addorsed, each beneath a small tree’. Inscription: SIGIL' WILLLI DE FORNEUALLE.]
1365, King Edward III confirmed an earlier royal grant to Walter Montgomery’s family of the right to hold markets and an annual fair at Cubley.
1374, Sir Walter of Cubley died.
Aft. 1385, Maud died.
(S) Brownes of Bechworth Castle, 1903, P144 – The Montgomeries of Cubley. [Cubley recorded as in South Yorkshire and Derbyshire.]
· 1596, William Wyrley visited Sudbury church and noticed the following heraldic coats in the glass: - Grendon, Verdon, Montgomery, Montgomery old coat, Furnival, and Twyford. [Glass no longer exists.]
Child of Walter and Maud:
i. Nicholas Montgomery (1477134), born ~1352 in England.
ii. William Montgomery, born ? in England.
William succeeded to Ecton manor. (S) Hist. of Northampton, V4, 1937, Ecton.